Edible Garden

Edible Garden

urban gardens

Successful Urban Gardening

Just because you live in an apartment or in a townhouse with very limited yard space doesn't mean you can't grow a successful garden. Urban gardening is becoming quite popular with city dwellers, and...
butternut squash recipe

Great Butternut Squash Recipes To Warm You Up

There is so much you can do with butternut squash and the dishes are quite delicious. From soups to entrées to desserts, the recipes are endless. Once you get through that hard shell you...
mint

Top 4 Plants For Those Lacking a Green Thumb

Plain and simple, gardening isn't for everyone. While some people are naturals and love to get their hands dirty, others dread the very thought of it every time spring rolls around. Don't worry, though....
lettuce salad

Seven Reasons to Eat More Lettuce

From being the main ingredient in salads to topping burgers, we're constantly eating lettuce. However, do you ever stop to think about all the health benefits that come with this vegetable? If not, you...
tea garden

How to Grow Your Very Own Tea Garden

Nothing warms up the body on a winter’s day quite like a cup of hot tea. Thankfully, we don’t need to run to the store for this treat. Instead, we can cultivate the perfect...
dried herbs

Learn How to Dry and Store Your Fresh Herbs

Having fresh herbs handy for your meals and drinks can be very helpful and convenient. Buying them from stores can become pretty pricy after a while. Grow your own herbs at home and learn...
canning fruit and vegetables

Can, Freeze, Dry: Preserve the Harvest from Your Garden

After working hard to fertilize and grow such a productive garden, it would be a tragedy to allow any of the harvest to rot and spoil. After eating your fill and giving some to...
Vegetables To Plant in August

Vegetables To Plant in August

We are now in the dog days of summer. It's hot and humid in most areas, and not typically the time of the year many gardeners consider an ideal planting month. But August is...
winter vegetables

How to Grow Vegetables in Cold Climates

Gardening in cold weatherWell, I come from the south and my grandma and great-grandparents always grew vegetables in the winter time. That was the busiest season for them. They ran a farm, so getting...

It’s Pecan Day: We Celebrate Pecan Trees and Pies!

Pecan Day is celebrated on March 25th of every year. In fact, the pecan is such a beloved nut that there’s National Pecan Day also celebrated on April 14th. We figure that it's some kind...

Back to the Hose! When And Where To Wisely Water The Garden!

For some of us out there, hello, Zone 3 gardeners! The ground's pretty wet just from the snow. For others, the hot days are starting and we need to start thinking about watering the...

How To Grow Garlic

April 19th is National Garlic Day! The good news is that garlic certainly deserves that kind of recognition. The bad news is that National Garlic Day seems to be celebrating the harvest. Yes, we've...

Harvest Some Peaches (And Make Some Peach Cobbler!)

When you think of Summer, does the thought of ripe, fuzzy peaches come to mind? Can you picture yourself biting into it, the juice dripping down your chin? If this image is something you’d...

March 31st is Tater Day, And We’re Getting Ready with Sweet Potatoes!

In Benton, Kentucky each year, locals celebrate an age-old tradition called Tater Day. Tater Day was started in 1843 as a celebration of spring and a way for all the townspeople to get together...
cabbage

Cabbage Makes For Good Spring Planting & Even Better Eating!

As a cool-season vegetable, cabbage is best grown in Spring and Fall. This year, however, Fall has lingered right into Spring, and we've found people planting cabbage late in both the North and the...

Spring Vegetable Gardening: It’s Time! (Or Will Be Soon)

Many vegetables are considered “cold season” crops, and they should be planted in the month of January in mild climate regions. However, we don't live in a mild climate region. In fact, today had...
kale recipe

5 Delicious Reasons Why You Should Grow Kale

One of the veggies that I really love to eat is kale. It is very versatile, high in Vitamin K, vitamin C, beta carotene, and calcium.Some people may shy away from it because of...
benefits of manure

The Four Benefits of Manure

We've always heard that manure is an essential ingredient to any healthy garden, but do you really know all of the benefits that come from it? That's where we at come into play. We've...
how to grow garlic

The Key To Growing Great Garlic

Growing garlic can be ridiculously easy if you know just a little bit about what you are doing and how to care for growing things. But in case you need them, here are some...

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